Kale Smoothie Recipe

Vegetables and smoothies are two words you might not want to hear in the same glass. But did you know you can sneak a few veggies in your smoothies without them being overpowering? Just like this kale smoothie recipe.

A great way to make sure you stay healthy is by starting with breakfast. Breakfast is, after all, the most important meal of the day. I usually have eggs during the week, but on the weekends when there’s more time to savor in the mornings, I like to make a smoothie, grab a book, and go sit out in my garden.

Below are two kale smoothie recipes. The directions are pretty self-explanatory: toss ingredients in a blender, then blend. You can adjust the liquid you add depending on how thick you want your smoothie to be.

kale smoothie recipeRaspberry Kale Smoothie Recipe

  • 1 cup raspberries (frozen)
  • 1/2 banana (frozen)
  • 1 tsp matcha powder
  • 2 kale leaves
  • 1/2 cup orange juice

Matcha powder is a powder form of green tea. It uses the entire leaf, so you get a lot more nutritional value from it compared to regular green tea. It’s high in antioxidants and has caffeine, but without the crash. It helps to boost your metabolism and calms you down while helping you to focus. I add the matcha powder because I skip my morning coffee if I’m having a smoothie.

Creamy Blueberry Kale Smoothie Recipe

  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1/2 banana (frozen)
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 2 kale leaves
  • 1/2 cup milk

This is a new one I started, and I don’t recommend having it in the evenings. Coconut oil is like liquid energy for my brain. I usually have some if I have to study for a test or write a paper. It also helps kill bacteria and makes you feel full.

Wishing you and your loved ones a year of health and happiness! :)

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